Developmental Assessment

  • Marty Novak Hoffman
  • Ruth Zemke
Part of the Disorders of Human Learning, Behavior, and Communication book series (HUMAN LEARNING)


There are several well standardized tools to measure children’s development including Gesell Developmental Schedules and the Bayley Scales of Infant Development (BSID) (Eiper & Azen, 1978). However, only a small body of information on the scores of children with Down syndrome exists that can be used as a basis for comparison with other children. The literature has shown that there is a wide range of abilities in children with Down syndrome and, therefore a wide range of performance ratings on developmental instruments (LaVeck & Brehm, 1978).


Down Syndrome Intelligence Quotient Motor Development Developmental Assessment Mental Skill 
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  • Marty Novak Hoffman
  • Ruth Zemke

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